Free tickets are up for grabs for this year's Cirencester Business and Community Awards. 

Cirencester Chamber of Commerce and Cirencester Town Council are holding the awards ceremony to celebrate the best in business and recognise the individuals or groups that have contributed to the town. 

Winners will be announced at the Church Of St John The Baptist in the Market Place on Friday, July 22. And you could be there as 10 pairs of free tickets are being given away.

The tickets are available for GL7 residents only. For full details and to apply for tickets go to cirencesterchamber.org.uk/wiltsandglos

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

Tickets for the event are also available to purchase at cirencesterchamber.org.uk/awards-2022

There are eight charities being highlighted as part of the awards and each of these will be receiving two free tickets so that representatives can attend the event. 

These are: CHYP (Cirencester Housing for Young People), The Cirencester Food Bank, Cirencester Signpost, The Churn Project, Cirencester Opportunity Group, The Yellow Bus, New Brewery Arts, Cotswold Counselling.

Nominations for both sets of awards are open until June 24. Go to cirencesterchamber.org.uk/award-categories

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard:

For the business awards the categories are: Large Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year sponsored by The Numbercrunchers, Business Person of the Year sponsored by Air Salvage International, Team of the Year, Young Enterprise of the Year (applicants must be 25 or under), Business in the Community sponsored by Bathurst Estate and Apprentice of the Year sponsored by McGills Chartered Accountants.

The categories for the community awards are: Environmental Project of the Year sponsored by The Steadings- Cirencester, Cirencester Town Council Significant Contribution Award sponsored by Cirencester Town Council, Volunteer of the Year sponsored by Cirencester Soroptimists, Daniel Bingham Award for Community Project of the Year sponsored by Cirencester College.

If you are interested in sponsoring an award go to cirencesterchamber.org.uk/sponsorship-opportunities